St. Andrew's-sewanee School

290 Quintard Rd
Sewanee, TN 37375-0373
Tel: (931)598-5651
Grades: 6-12 | 230 students
Knowledge doesn't sit still.
Why should students? At St. Andrew's-Sewanee School, learning is about the challenge, not the test.
It's about discovering the right questions, not just finding the right answers.
At SAS, students come together to form a community that values curiosity and creativity.
You belong here.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 1868

Student Body

Total Students 230 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St. Andrew's-sewanee School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 14 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Advance Chemistry, Advanced Biology, Advanced Physics, Qualified students take courses for credit at the University of the South,
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 16 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $17,000
Tuition Notes Please contact us for Middle School and Upper School boarding tuition and for information about financial aid and merit scholarships.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $14,596
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director David Mendlewski
Admissions Associate Claire Forbes


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfMountain Biking,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Co-op, Athletic Training, Climbing, Debate Club, ECO SAS, Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Global Outreach, International Club, Jewish Culture Club, Landscape Painting, Math Club, Mind*Body*Exercise, Music, Outdoor Adventure, Proctors, Recycle Club, SAS Ambassadors, Strength & Conditioning, Theatre, Videography, Write Club, Yearbook Art Co-op, Climbing, Debate Club, ECO SAS, Math Club, Music, Proctors, Recycle Club, Theatre, Videography, Write Club, Yearbook, Athletic Training,
Gay Straight Alliance (GSA),
Global Outreach,
International Club,
Jewish Culture Club,
Landscape Painting,
Outdoor Adventure,
SAS Ambassadors,
Strength & Conditioning,

School Notes:

  • Explore a beautifully wooded and historic 550-acre campus high atop the Cumberland Plateau.
  • Cultivate all your interests with opportunities for active participation in sports, music, literature, science, worship, and an award-winning arts program.
  • Participate in Adventure Education, Outdoor Adventure, the mountain biking team, or the climbing club to take full advantage of the outdoor recreation opportunities in the region.
  • Nurture your competitive spirit through friendly "house cup" competitions.
  • Explore non-curricular interests through afternoon programs, clubs, and Winterim.
  • Capitalize on access to the facilities of the nearby University of the South, including the option to take college courses for free and for credit.
  • Enjoy a close-knit, caring and accepting community.
  • Get to know classmates from 11 states and 14 countries.

Profile last updated: 10/19/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Faith Missionary Academy (19 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is School Of The Good Shepherd (11.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Winchester Christian Academy (12.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • Decherd
    Grades: K-9 | 57 students
    11.5 miles
    2037 Decherd Blvd
    Decherd, TN 37324
  • Winchester
    Grades: PK-2 | 53 students
    12.7 miles
    Po Box 715
    Winchester, TN 37398
  • Jasper
    Jasper Adventist Christian School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-8 | 26 students
    16.4 miles
    Po Box 787
    Jasper, TN 37347
  • Coalmont
    Cumberland Heights Sda School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: 1-8 | 7 students
    17.2 miles
    67 Old Highway 56
    Coalmont, TN 37313
  • Gruetli Laager
    Grades: 2-12 | 105 students
    19 miles
    495 Red Barn Rd
    Gruetli Laager, TN 37339

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